Heavy rains, landslides kill at least 92 in Bangladesh

CHITTAGONG: Heavy monsoon rains and landslides have killed at least 77 people in southeast Bangladesh, burying many in their homes as they slept, authorities said Tuesday. Three young children from the same family were among those killed in the disaster, which comes just weeks after a cyclone battered the area, destroying camps housing thousands of More...

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By admin On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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India releases 11 Pakistani prisoners

NEW DELHI: India will release 11 Pakistani prisoners, who have served their sentence, as a good will gesture today (Monday), days after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi exchanged More...

By admin On Tuesday, June 13th, 2017
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12 dead as suspected Al Qaeda militants attack Yemen army camp

KABUL: Suspected Al Qaeda militants launched a car-bomb and gun attack on an army camp in southeastern Yemen early on Monday, leaving at least 10 militants and two soldiers dead, a military official and residents More...

By admin On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Ostapenko glory shines light on emerging new era

PARIS: Serena Williams has served as the face of women’s tennis for the best part of two decades, but Jelena Ostapenko’s improbable French Open success belatedly signals the arrival of the next generation More...

By admin On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Nadal wins French Open title for record 10th time

PARIS: Rafael Nadal coasted to a record 10th French Open title on Sunday, demolishing Stan Wawrinka in a brutally one-sided final which also earned the Spaniard a 15th Grand Slam crown. Nadal, 31, triumphed 6-2, More...

By admin On Monday, June 12th, 2017
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Anticipating opportunities under CPEC, Chinese students learning Urdu

BEIJING: Urdu may be a bit more challenging than other languages, but a growing number of Chinese students are choosing to learn it anticipating opportunities to be offered by Chinese companies carrying out development More...

By admin On Saturday, June 10th, 2017
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China says teachers kidnapped in Pakistan likely dead

BEIJING: Pakistan has told China that two Chinese teachers kidnapped by Daesh in Pakistan are likely dead, a foreign ministry spokeswoman in Beijing said on Friday, adding the government was trying to get more details. Daesh More...

By admin On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Sri Lanka’s epic run chase stuns India in Champions Trophy clash

Sri Lanka staged a superb run chase to stun India and keep alive their Champions Trophy challenge as Kusal Mendis inspired a famous seven-wicket victory over the holders on Thursday. Needing 322 to avoid a second More...

By admin On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Latvia’s Ostapenko makes French Open final

PARIS: Jelena Ostapenko became the first Latvian Grand Slam finalist after blasting her way past Timea Bacsinszky 7-6 (7/4), 3-6, 6-3 in the French Open semi-finals on Thursday. She will face either 2014 Roland More...

By admin On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Ronaldo stays atop Forbes list of richest athletes

NEW YORK: Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo remained atop Forbes magazine’s list of 100 highest-paid athletes, with Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James moving up to second on a list heavy on NBA players. The More...